TOKYO, Oct 30, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that the conditions precedent were satisfied for the agreements for Hitachi to acquire Finmeccanica S.p.A. ([FNM.IM,] "Finmeccanica")'s signalling and rolling stock operations signed on February 24, 2015.
The agreements are for the sale and purchase of:
- the current business of AnsaldoBreda S.p.A., with the exclusion of some revamping activities and certain residual contracts, and
- the entire interest owned by Finmeccanica in Ansaldo STS S.p.A., equal to approximately 40% of the share capital.
The simultaneous closing of the transactions is expected on November 2.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is focusing on Social Innovation Business that combines information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and products. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2019 (ended March 31, 2020) totaled 8,767.2 billion yen ($80.4 billion), and the number of employees was approximately 301,000 worldwide. Hitachi delivers digital solutions utilizing Lumada in five sectors including Mobility, Smart Life, Industry, Energy and IT, to increase social, environmental and economic values of its customers. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at https://www.hitachi.com.
Oct 30, 2015 13:56 HKT/SGT
Source: Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501)
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